Jo-1 Antibodies

Jo-1 Antibody is a myositis spesific antibody with idiopatic (arises spontaneously and unknown reason) inflamatory myopathies (related to muscles and movement ,IIM). Thjs is a group of disorders characterized by the inflammation of the skeletal muscles which move the body. The four main types of this group are, polymyositis, dermatmyositis, inclusion body myositis, necrotizing autoimmune myopathy. They may be caused by the immune system attacking the muscle, an allergic reaction following exposure to a toxic substance or a virutic, bacterial or fungi infections.
Interpretation:It commonly helps clinician diagnose Idiopatic Inflamatory Myopathies such as polymyositis and dermatomyositis.
Sample: Arm vein blood. Nonfasting
Working day: Tuesday, Friday
Result Time: 4 days 6:00 PM